F2 (Reception)

 

Foundation Stage 2

We have 3 F2 classes at Shinfield Infants. This is for the 4-5 year olds. Each class has a teacher and a full time teaching assistant. The children learn through exploratory play. They are given the opportunity to explore a range of fun, exciting and stimulating activities through a balance of adult-led and self-directed activities.  These activities encourage the children to become increasingly independent which builds self-esteem and confidence. We follow the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum which is split into 3 prime areas of learning, communication and language, physical development and personal, social and emotional development.  We also teach the specific areas of learning, literacy, mathematics, understanding the world and expressive arts and design.  The children use the outdoor environment to enjoy plenty of activities. We teach phonics in ability groups using the Ruth Miskin Read, Write Inc. scheme.  The main reading scheme followed in school is the Oxford Reading tree, but we have a comprehensive selection of other reading material from different schemes, both fiction and non-fiction. We follow broad topics and also take the interests of the children in to our planning. Additional information relating to the curriculum may be obtained from the school schemes of work, available on request. Workshops are held on a regular basis to inform and support parents and carers so that they can support their child’s learning. Please feel free to contact me if you need more information about Early Years. Mrs Lowes Foundation Stage Leader

 

Starting School at Shinfield Infant and Nursery School September 2018

Jigsaw and RSE - An Introduction and Overview about Statutory RSE

A Guide to Mathematical Vocabulary F2

F2 Curriculum Newsletter Summer 2 2018

F2 Curriculum Newsletter Summer 1 2018

F2 Curriculum news Spring 2 2018

F2 Curriculum news Spring 1 2018

F2 Curriculum news Autumn 2 2017

F2 Curriculum news Autumn 1 2017

Writing Information Evening January 2018

Maths Talk 2017

F2 Meet the Teacher 2017

Short Guide to Early Years for Parents

Useful Maths Websites

 

 

Tour of F2.

Mrs Lowes – Foundation Stage Leader

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The Pink Link

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Birch Classroom – One of our F2 Classrooms

Maple Classroom – One of our F2 Classrooms

Willow Classroom – One of our F2 Classrooms

Foundation Corridor

Girls’ Toilets

Girls’ Wash Basins

Boys’ Toilets

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Main Playground

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Garden Walk

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Inside the Garden Walk

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Children’s Kitchen

School Lunch

Library